nalanda.pustaka

23 March 2013

“The Present”

Book Review

Book title : The Present :
The Secret to Enjoying Your Work and Life, Now!
Author : Spencer Johnson
ISBN : 9780553817959
Topic : Self-help (Motivation & Self-improvement)
Reviewer : Bro. Yap Heng Yii
Student of Nalanda Dharma School

I always have the perspective that “Now” is the best gift ever, and Spencer Johnson made it more obvious.   For instance, Spencer wrote something about “being in the present, pay attention to what is important now, enjoy the moment” which was reflected on the young boy in his story.  He realized that his work was getting easier bit by bit by just focusing on the task at the moment.

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10 March 2013

“A Buddhist Reflects on Spirituality”

Have you read a Dhamma book today?

Book title : A Buddhist Reflects on Spirituality
Author : Vijaya Samarawickrama
ISBN : 983-40339-3-1
Topic : Concepts, Teachings and Practice
Reviewer : Sis. Chin Chooi Kim

Introduction

When we speak of spirituality, people often relate it to religion.  However, spirituality is more than that; it is a whole manner of living often to reduce one’s dependence on materialism, so as to gain ultimate happiness.  Buddhism is not about mere beliefs or blind faith, but is often touted as a way of life.  It emphasizes the gradual, incremental practice of generosity, morality, and mental cultivation, whereby the practitioner overcomes ignorance by wisdom.

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26 February 2013

Happy 25th Anniversary to Singapore Buddhist Fellowship!

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17 January 2013

Wayang Kulit Learning Workshop

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